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feeling the effects. good morning washington at 5:00 a.m." begins now. >> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. >> good morning, washington. rise and shine. it's monday, july 25. i am cynne simpson. >> i am scott thuman. glad to have you along on this monday morning. we will have traffic and weather every ten minutes. lisa baden in a moment. first, meteorologist steve rudin. >> a nice start to this monday morning with temperatures in the 70's think. 7 83 in winchester and at dulles. reagan national, 82 degrees. it feels like almost 90 degrees. the cool air has yet to arrive in the downtown area. we have heavy storms that moved across st. mary's county and installed rivera, causing a
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flash flood during the early morning. the flood warning is now gone. daytime highs today in the upper 80's to low 90's. chance of scattered storms this afternoon. right now i will give you the all clear and the green light. along the greenway, the toll road as well looking good. if 66 between centreville and the beltway look good. 270 southbound from frederick's looking good. normal travel times between father hurley boulevard and the beltway. looks good on 95 between richmond and baltimore. back to you. >> thank you. 5:01. a developing story from baltimore. investigators searching for missing baby and a teenager who was watching him. a 16-year-old was watching a seven-year-olmonth-old while his
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father went to the store. authorities believe they may be in prince george's, montgomery county. are other big story, a nation on the brink. lawmakers have little more than a week to raise the spending limits and cut the deficit. >> with no deal, both sides are preparing back up plans and international markets are reeling. philip stewart is live on capitol hill with the latest. >> good morning. the house speaker is expected to release his plan today. already the debate this morning is focusing not just on the taxes and spending that we have heard so much about, but on how long the plan would last. this morning house speaker john boehner was focusing on a short- term approach, cutting spending by $1 trillion and raising the debt ceiling by about the same. >> i would prefer to have a
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bipartisan approach to solving the problem. if that's not possible, i and my republican colleagues in the house are prepared to move on our own. >> his plan only allows the government to pay bills three early next year. if >> a short-term extension to the debt ceiling will jeopardize our economy. the speaker is ignoring the warning. >> senator patton minority leader and -- the senate minority leader, harry reid his measure does not include higher taxes. experts are calling economize crucial. >> there's no alternative. >> secretary of state hillary clinton is overseas in hong kong speaking to the u.s. chamber of commerce. asian markets are off this morning already and u.s. futures
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are not looking good either. abc 7 news reporting. house democratic leader nancy pelosi is calling for an investigation into an oregon congressman. he faces an allegation that he had an unwanted sexual encounter with the daughter of a family friend. there is a reporter that he will not resign, but will not seek reelection next year. the new york city hotel maid who accused dominique strauss- kahn of sexually assaulting her is now speaking out. in an exclusive interview with abc 7's robin roberts nafissatou diallo says that she wants dominique strauss-kahn to go to jail. prosecutors may drop charges against him because of concerns about the woman's credibility. you can see that interview right after "good morning washington." breaking news from overseas.
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police in france are raiding the house that belongs to the father of a man who confessed to killing more than 90 people in norway. r anders breivik is asking for an open hearing hours from now. he released a manifesto before the attacks. >> and nation grieving in the wake of two attacks claimed nearly 100 lives. a bomb blast on friday rocked government headquarters in oslo, killing several people. later that day the 32-year-old anders breivik described as a policeman -- was disguised as a policeman was in action. authorities are searching for the missing. people brought flowers to the no
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way embassy in the u.s. >> this is a total shock. >> before the attack the suspected far right-wing fanatic posted an on-line 1500 page manifesto and provided a link to a chilling video. in his manifesto copy ranted against multiculturalism, political correctness, and what he considers the islamic colonization of europe. "operating as a jury, judge and executioner on behalf of all for europeans." he continued to say "once you decide to strike, it is better to kill too many than not enough." the royal court in no way this morning says one of the victims of the massacre was the stepbrother of the crown princess. we're learning about the murder-suicide involving a mclean psychiatrist and his
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patient. barbara newman shot and killed dr. mark lawrence and his home office. he was concerned about the patient and had confided to a friend about this. fans are pausing to pay tribute to singer amy winehouse. they have left cards flowers and other mementos outside the london home where the 27-year- old died on saturday. her mother told a newspaper that the singer did not seem well the day before she died. police have not said how she died. 78 degrees, 5:07 on this monday morning. >> still ahead, will deploy? nfl players could be hours before reaching a deal. -- still ahead, will they or won't what makes the sleep number
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5:10 is the time. temperatures are cooler than they have been for the past several mornings, but still well above average for this time of year. 81 degrees at reagan national.
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we have fallen by one degree. but heat index at 88. dulles airport is of three degrees from last hour, 76. 72 in manassas 76 at quantico. scattered showers and in the across the delmarva peninsula. their wothere was drenching rain earlier a crossing near is county, but that has moved away. scattered thunderstorms today. 50-50 chance. highs in the upper 80's or so. tonight the storms will stick around until about midnight. then gradual clearing. if upper 60's to mid 70's 8. lower humidity levels tomorrow, highs around 90 degrees. now to the rush hour commute. there's a good run on 66. giving you the all clear getting into vienna and inside the
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beltway, and pretty nice into false church and rosslyn. 95 between fredericksburg and springfield running at speed. this is 95 traffic northbound to get to springfield, the headlights. 270 from frederick down to the beltway is a decent trip. and this is due 70 at father hurley boulevard. temperatures are warming up a little, 78 degrees on this monday morning. >> coming up, facebook pages verus passports guess which one most americans have. >> the debt debate is not the only showdown in washington. the woman: saving for our child's college fund was getting expensive. man: yes it was. so to save some money, we taught our 5 year old how to dunk. woman: scholarship! woman:
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welcome back. texting our top stories on this monday morning, a missing baltimore baby and a teenager and was watching him, maybe in our area. the 16-year-old was watching the seven-month-old while his father went to the store on friday. investigators think they may be in montgomery or prince george's county. a lawyer for the man suspected of carrying out last friday's attacks in always says that his client wanted to trigger an anti-muslim revolution. anders breivik if scheduled to be arraigned today in connection with the attacks that killed 93 people. two man suspected of brutally beating a san francisco giants fan at dodger stadium in march 4 are scheduled to be in court today. a 29-and a 39-year-old are charged with beating bryant's mr.? . by this time tomorrow the nfl lockout could be over. players could be back on the
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field as early as wednesday. the future of the 2011 football season hinges on one last hurdle. we're live at the players association headquarters with details. good morning. >> good morning. lawyers for the players worked on the weekend on a deal they had hoped they could vote on today. it's not certain that we will see a vote today. all 32 of the player representatives are here in washington for the meeting this morning where it was expected they would vote on the deal. but the players have asked at the last minute for some new language to be added to the contract. they want a clause to opt out after year seven of the 10-year collective bargaining agreement. the owners are not happy about this. the latest developments has caused much uncertainty about the nfl schedule. it was assumed the players would approve the deal today and start
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reporting to team facilities on wednesday. any delay in a vote scowcrof could throw off the timetable. free agency could start as early as saturday and training camp could start as early as next week. there's a lot of uncertainty involved in negotiations. >> we will be watching. president obama is scheduled to speak today at the national council of la raza's annual conference. it's holding the conference at a hotel in northwest. clean up crews will be hard at work today at arlington national cemetery. hundreds of landscape lawn care, and tree care specialists donate their time and energy. the event is called "renewal and remembrances." this is its 15th year.
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and actress will be in d.c. today to visit sick children. the nickelodeon star will take part in the national association of children hospital's family advocacy day. some families are upset that specialized help care for children is on the chopping block. miranda plans to meet with members of congress today. >> lots of kids will be excited to see her. facebook profiles of vs passports. and how high-tech communication is critical to everyday life. rob nelson has those stories and more. >> if more evidence of facebook popularity. more americans have facebook account and passports. the 50% versus 37%. the reason so few americans travel abroad for vacation is the cost and the choices within the u.s. the next-generation iphone will
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have a new voice control feature that you will be looked as big a command such as buy movie tickets for tonight. and a new exhibit in new york exhibit's how communication design affects our lives. the exhibits range from a subway ticket machine a device that fines wireless signals. those are your "tech bytes." i am rob nelson. time to take a look at traffic and weather as we do every 10 minutes. it is supposed to feel better, but it is still hot. >> heat index readings in the mid to upper 80's at reagan national. things will improve tomorrow for the daytime. the heat and humidity are back on thursday and friday.
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skies are beginning to brighten over annapolis. looking for a nice sunrise. 79 degrees in alexandria, feels like 85. 78 in upper northwest. our final stop will take us to mchenry, maryland, 67 degrees. 75 in gaithersburg, 73 in frederick. the doppler radar shows not much going on right now. this will start to light up as we move through the late morning and afternoon. a cold front of to the north of us will give us a chance of. of there's a 50-50 chance. grabby umbrella in case you needed. you will probably need your sunglasses as well. highs in the upper 80's to low to mid 90's with the wind out of the southeast.
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scattered thunderstorms tonight. lower humidity tomorrow. gradual clearing during the morning after is with lots of sunshine for the afternoon tomorrow. upper 80's to low 90's. here's the extended outlook. upper 90's and near 100 by friday. as well for the upcoming weekend. what is going on with traffic? we don't have any major accidents to report. it looks like metro rail is on normal service. we have a live picture at the wilson bridge spans potomac river. that looks very good. looks good off the greenway, the toll road, 28 mama and papa the airport. metro rail has normal service. we are in good shape at andrews air force base. topside of the beltway moving nicely. more to come on the trackside
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with newschopper 7 in a little while. back to you. >> thank you. 5:21 78 degrees. cracks coming up next, d.c. has a sports dynasty. which protein has won its second championship in the last three years. >>-- which professional team.
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monday morning. in los angeles on sunday the nationals had their first series victory since the all-star break. the dc-9 missed a golden opportunity. they fell to the dodgers. they are back home tomorrow to take on the marlon's. >> cooperstown welcome three new members into the baseball hall of fame yesterday. robertao alomar among them. he spent three seasons in baltimore and was one of the greatest second baseman of any era. >> i played the game because it was my passion and because i love and respect the game so much.
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i wanted to be the best and i played the game only one way -- to win. >> the collected 10 golden gloves and was a two-time world series champion with the toronto blue jays. the washington capitals completed their perfect season with a victory over the st. louis team in the championship game in tennis. this is the second title for the capitals in the last three seasons. congratulations to them. we have a dynasty going on right now. >> that's right. >> undefeated. 78 degrees. the news continues at 5:30. >> still ahead in the next half- hour the first lady reaches out to military families. >> the debt ceiling deadline is
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one week from tomorrow. we will have the latest on the plans and the day ahead. >> i am steve rudin in the belfort furniture weather center. a little storm on the way this afternoon. we could see some heavy downpo
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live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. >> there's no choice. there's no alternative. failure is not an option. >> the deficit showdown countdown. where do they stand with one week left? good morning, washington. it's monday, july 25. i am cynne simpson. >> i am scott thuman. glad to have you along. we will begin with traffic and
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weather as we do every 10 minutes. steve rudin has a check on the forecast. >> not so bad to start this monday morning. much cooler than the past several mornings. look at the outside temperatures. they have fallen by two degrees at reagan national, 81 degrees. 76 at dulles, 73 in fredericksburg. still uncomfortable outside. the heat index is still in the upper 80's in the district. at reagan national airport if as well. and old town alexandria. there were downpours across southern maryland this morning in st. mary's county. today, high temperatures in the low to mid 90's. 50-50 chance of thunderstorms expected. metro rail, marc rail, vre reporting relatively smooth conditions. no major problems.
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quantico construction is over. they are waiting for you in virginia. we have a couple cameras to show you. in virginia and heading to the pentagon beautiful at washington boulevard. at the 14th street bridge in this camera. maryland looks the same. now focus on the beltway and new hampshire ave. and a picture of the beltway in college park in this picture. back to you. >> thank you. we are following a developing story this monday morning. investigators believe a missing baltimore baby and the teenager who was watching him, maybe in our area. the 16-year-old jonae boozer was watching seven-month-old k'yauhn birch while his father went to the store. the teenager is wearing a blond mohawk and has a nose piercing. lawmakers are trying to
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reach a deal on meeting the nation's -- on raising the nation's debt ceiling. >> secretary of state clinton is in hong kong this morning to reassure asia that a deal will be reached. phillips york has the latest developments from capitol hill. >> the deadline is one week from tomorrow. secretary of state clinton is overseas. we are seeing the effects that the possibility of u.s. defaulting could have on world markets. asian markets are down this morning and u.s. futures don't look very good. the focus in washington is on two plans. we will start with house speaker john boehner. his plan is expected to cut spending by $1 trillion and would raise the debt ceiling by about $1 trillion. his plan is a short-term approach. the debt debate would likely,
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and again in about six months. for democrats, including the president, that is an issue. they are focusing on senate majority harry reid's plants which would extend the borrowing limit until 2013 and would raise the ceiling by $2 trillion. -- $2.7 trillion. there's a meeting set for 2:00. that's when we expect one of those plans to be officially released. tim geithner says not coming to some type of agreement is not an option. reporting from capitol hill. house democratic leader nancy pelosi is calling for an investigation into allegations against oregon congressman david wu. he faces an allegation that he had an unwanted sexual
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encounter with the teenage daughter of a family friend. there's a report that wu will not resign but will not seek reelection next year > a man has confessed to friday's deadly attacks in no way and will be arraigned today. 93 people died in a bombing in downtown oslo. and a massacre at a news campu --a youth camp. anders breivik wanted to trigger an anti-muslim sentiment in europe. >> i asked my boyfriend about having our kids in no way such a loving and peaceful country and this is a total shock. >> the man posted an on-line 1500 page manifesto before the attacks. he ranted against multiculturalism political correctness, and what he considers the is,lamization of
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europe. the hotel maid to bring down dominique strauss-kahn is speaking out for the first time. some have cast doubt on her sex assault allegations in the last weeks, but she maintains that she was victimized. now the story. >> this is the first time we are seeing her face. perhaps you've never heard her name before. nafissatou diallo is the woman we came to know as a hotel maid accused a dominique strauss-kahn of attempted rape. she's sending her silence with an exclusive interview with robin roberts. she said "i never want to be in public, but i have no choice. now i have do and i have to tell the truth." i want justice. i want him to go to jail. i wanted to know there are some
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places you cannot use your money or power when you do something like this." there were reports the woman lied on documents which casts doubt on recounts. but she stuck by her story. >> she was not a sweeping. i would say there was about as much anger as there was sadness. >> she was the mother of a teenage girl and someone who took great pride in her job. >> that was lindsay davis reporting. you can see the exclusive interview today at 7:00 on "good morning america." of home invasion in loudoun
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county on saturday morning on hiddencove court in ashburn. the man heard someone knocked on his door and answered the door, believing it was a friend. the two men assaulted him. the attackers searched the home and ran off with possessions. we could soon find out what led to a the deck of singer amy winehouse. >> a makeshift memorial was set up outside the london home with a 27-year-old died on saturday. fans left mementos. her mother told a newspaper that the singer did not seem well the day before she died. she has a history of drug and alcohol addiction. 5"37 is the time --5:37, 78 degrees. >> , we will tell you why the nfl lockout could be over by this time tomorrow. >>
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hi, i am stacey at the kids farm at the national zoo. the alpine acas are getting their morning shower. good morning, washington. another day of human conditions. but there is relief on the way for tomorrow.
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-- another day of occumedhumid conditions. 73 degrees in stafford this morning, 71 in woodbrige, 78 in seven states. it feels like 85 degrees. martinsburg looking at 74 degrees at this hour. temperatures in the 70's is for the most part. 81 degrees in annapolis and at reagan national. showers and thunderstorms will develop. look for heavy storms well to the south of us across the southern part of the chesapeake bay. lisa baden has a look at traffic > marching across the bay bridge. looks good at the wilson bridge and the american legion. no problems on 95 between the fredericksburg and springfield. 95 in and out of baltimore is pretty clean. if nothing on 66, 270 the
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dulles toll road, the dulles greenway. this is 270 at old georgetown road. the headlights are southbound 270 on the way to the beltway before the mormon temple. back to you. >> thank you. 5:41
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detecting our top stories a missing baltimore baby and a teenager who was watching him could be in our area. 16-year-old jonae boozer was watching seven-month old k'yauhn birch on friday while his father went to the store. investigators believe the andy may be in montgomery or prince george's county. house speaker john boehner and senate democratic leader harry reid are reportedly working on separate proposals for now to prevent the u.s. from defaulting on its debt.
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millions of people could soon see the cost of their prescription drugs increasing. patents on several drugs like a mature and plavix will expire in the next 14 months, so generic drugs will be available soon -- millions of people could see their prescription drug costs going down. the nfl players' executive committee will meet later today in northwest washington. we are live that the players association headquarters with the latest. good morning. >> good morning period. a deal has been reached by both sides according to espn. they would not even be taking the vote today otherwise. over the weekend all 32 of the
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player representatives came to washington for the meeting this morning, where it is expected they will take a vote on the deal. they were here to hash out a request from the players that the players have asked for new language to be added to the contract. they want a clause to out after years 7 public 10-year collective bargaining agreement. the owners are not thrilled about this. espn is reporting pat some resolution has been met. it is assumed the players would approve the deal today and start reporting to team facilities on wednesday. airfares and a delay in the votes, that could go off to a timetable. if the vote takes place this morning, the players would reports team facilities on wednesday. we expect a press conference today sometime after the vote. no set time has been given. but it is expected that they
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will hopefully revealed in news that all football fans has been waiting for. live in northwest, abc 7 news reporting. the san francisco giants will pay a visit to the white house this afternoon. president obama will congratulate the 2010 world series champions. the giants won the fall classic for the first time since 1954. the president will honor the team for its efforts to give back to the community as well. gas prices on the rise. aaa is reporting a national average price for a gallon of regular a is $3.70. that is up 10 cents from a month ago. in d.c. the average price his $3.92. in maryland, $3.70. in virginia, $3.62. tracking news around the nation an airplane headed from dallas to brazil returned to the airport after an engine and the landing gear fire broke out after takeoff.
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officials say the airplane dumped fuel before making an emergency landing. the airplane blew several tires when it landed. no one was injured. it was a day the same sex couples in new york have waited years for. >> i now pronounce you legally married. >> on sunday thousands of gay and lesbian couples got married on the first day of that same- sex marriage -- same day that same-sex marriage became legal in new york. the project 20,000 same-sex couples will get married over the next three years in new york. the northeast is starting to feel some relief after several days of extreme heat. parts of the midwest are seeing temperatures above 100 for the fourth straight week now. the heat lead to new temperature and power usage records and is blamed for causing extreme drought conditions in some areas. 5:49 outside.
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checking in with steve rudin for our area. a little relief compared with last week. >> yes, but that is relative. >> it is. it is not going to be pretty out there today even though we don't have the to advisories or warnings. the cooling trend will come to an end but let's enjoy what's on the way. the hazy sunshine in annapolis. we will look for thunderstorms later this morning and into the afternoon. this as a cold front will arrive from the north and west. 81 degrees at this hour, reagan national, down one degree. but it still feels like 88 degrees outside. downtown d.c. at 79 degrees. 78 in annandale. annapolis, 75 degrees. temperatures in the seven deposing to -- the 70's to low 80's across the area.
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earlier this morning there were slow-moving storms moving across the mary's county, which dumped heavy rain. if those storms have fizzled out. 89-94 degrees not looking for widespread severe weather but slow-moving showers and embedded thunderstorms which could contain heavy rain across the area. tonight, looking for a few showers and thunderstorms with nighttime lows in the upper 60's's to low to mid 70's. tomorrow around 90 degrees. let's look at the rush hour commute for this morning with lisa baden. no major accidents to report. metro rail in pretty good shape. traffic roundabout way looks normal. a couple of pictures -- live
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pictures of northbound 395 moving nicely from the beltway to edsall road and beyond to shirlington. in falls church overnight road work is gone at glebe road. looks good at rosslyn and 110. 270 southbound from fredericks of montgomery county, no problems reported. there's a little volume starting to slow you down. back to you. >> thank you. 5:52. dunkin' donuts brands and starbucks in a fight across the nation. >> linda bell explains from bloomberg headquarters in new york. and more. good morning. good to see you. >> good to see you. would you rather have a latte or coffee with a doughnut? dunckin plans to double the number of u.s. locations within
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the next 20 years and may eventually have more stores than starbucks as it expands into the western u.s. the company is planning to and offer shares to the public. and samsung may have surpassed apple and nokia in smartphone sales in the second quarter thanks to the popularity of android models. stock-index futures right now indicating a lower open. the dollar is weakening and gold is threatening. investors increasingly worried about the the failure of president obama and congress to reach a budget deal that would prevent the u.s. defaulting on its debt on august 2. that is business news. linda bell reporting for abc 7 news. back to you. >> thank you. 5:53 78 [ female announcer
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the nfl lockout is a hot topic on wjla.com. and new developments in the deadly attacks in no way. also trending, the debt showdown on capitol hill. check all that out at wjla.com. first lady michelle obama reaching out to military members and their families. >> she and jill biden visited the national guard armory in new hampshire yesterday. the event was part of an initiative called "joining forces," meant to encourage
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community support for the family of armed service members. >> for us this is not just a show. we are working hard to take meaningful steps that make a real difference for you and your families. >> during her speech, mrs. obama and thanked the service member families for their sacrifice. >> we still have lots more to come in the next hour. >> that's right. coming up, if the box office battle between harry
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breaking news in the norway mass murder investigation. why there rating house of the suspect's father. >> and the woman who brought down one of the world's most powerful financial man is now speaking out. >> there's still no deal in the debt debate. investors are feeling the effects already. "good morning washington" continues right now. >> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. >> good morning, washington. it's monday, july 25. i am cynne simpson. >> i am scott thuman. glad to have you with us. we begin with traffic and weather as we do every 10 minutes. lisa baden in a few minutes.

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